Christian Formation Classes start again Sept. 11, 2022 at 10am
Listings below were Spring 2022

Whether you enjoy preparing your lesson ahead of time or learning off the cuff, we have a number of classes to help you grow in your understanding of Bible and your faith in Jesus.

 

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Rm 3 with Countryside Staff - Begins Feb. 28, 2022 Sign up with church office

Wondering what this church is about and how to get involved?  This 5 week mini-class will introduce you to the staff, our ministries, Countryside's mission, and our denominational affiliation, the Evangelical Covenant Church.  Meet others new to our church community in this informal, discussion based experience and find out how you are gifted for ministry! 

Third Calling
Rm 6 with Reba Becker, Dick Skarr, Lynn Black

Nearing retirement?  Recently Retired? Needing a bit more direction with your retirement?  Explore the book by Richard and Leona Bergstrom that has helped many people like yourself find direction, meaning, and purpose in this amazing season in life. Consider how your work history, personality strengths, interests, and more add to God's plan for a new focus in life.

Parents of Young Families - Exploring Spiritual Disciplines
Rm 16/18 with Hamiltons, Neufelds, Sullivan

Explore different ways that people have connected with the Lord to grow their souls.  In addition to the familiar devotional practices of Bible reading and prayer, see how else God has creatively ecouraged His people to seek His face and get to know Him better! This class is discussion-based, practical, and builds community with others who have young children. 

That the World May Know
Rm 20 with Bob Williford w/ DVD

View DVD of the Holy Land and discuss the culture, history, and meaning of stories in the Bible.  Appreciate how understanding the Bible in its original context impacts how you apply it to your life circumstances today.

Precepts for Women
Rm 19 with LaJane Anderson

Build friendship and community with other women as you study the Bible chronologically. This spring's focus will be the New Testament. Learn how to study the Bible as you study it. Share prayer concerns, worship together, and find support.

Immerse...Digging Deep into the B ible
Rm 5 with Jerry Rogers and Dr. Jacob and Bobbie Kaufman

Get the big picture of various books of the Bible by immersing yourself in the text within a few short weeks. Read at home to prepare, then enjoy a lively volley of discussion of the ideas, questions, and challenges presented by the text and others in the class.